Notes on a Nervous Planet ~ Matt Haig

Rating: 4/5 This is a group of personal essays about Matt Haig's live, particularly to do with living with anxiety. He does some research about reasons why people may have anxiety, and attributes a lot of it to the speed with which we live our lives in modern day. It reminded me of the experience … Continue reading Notes on a Nervous Planet ~ Matt Haig

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Spinning ~ Tillie Walden

Rating: 5/5 This beautiful graphic novel is a simple coming of age memoir. Its simplicity lies in its transitions as the novel follows Walden's teenage career as a figure skater through changing schools and towns to uncovering her sexual identity as a lesbian. She documents her family life and the heartbreaking trauma that comes from … Continue reading Spinning ~ Tillie Walden

Gone Girl ~ Gillian Flynn

Date Completed:  11/23/2015 Rating: 8/10 Although initially filled with patriarchal bs, Flynn hit the mark with this book. A recommendation from a friend, I was pleasantly surprised at the depth to which the plot went. The twists were amazingly unpredictable (no pun intended). Her writing style was excellent, but more than that, her story felt relatable, … Continue reading Gone Girl ~ Gillian Flynn